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"sean larkham" Discussed on Broken Record

Broken Record

06:57 min | 9 months ago

"sean larkham" Discussed on Broken Record

"Aw you know that feeling of being a tourist in a totally foreign land. How rich all the tiny details are how densely asleep layered the memories? You can look back on a day and marvel at just how much you managed to pack in whereas a day of normal routines can be hard to remember tool one of the things that Brian Eno is trying to achieve with his strange cards. Is that same sense of attention of being alert. The enemy of creative creative work is boredom. Actually and the friend is alertness. Now I think what makes you alert is to be faced with a situation that is beyond in your control so you have to be watching it very carefully to see how it unfolds to be able to stay on top of it. That kind of alertness is exciting. Exciting there is nothing like an unfamiliar problem to make you start focusing if things feel out of your control maybe even a little dangerous that gets the adrenaline flowing. In the right circumstances the creative juices to this attention grabbing affect applies whether we're talking about I'm trying to play a strange instrument navigate a strange place or work together with a strange person Ahmad. It sounds dramatic it can work its magic to subliminal subliminal level. It can be something as subtle as whether the words were reading on a page look. Familiar ord consider acidic study by the psychologists connor diamond. Yaman Daniel Oppenheimer an Erica Vaughn. They teamed up with high school teachers getting them to reformat format teaching handouts. They used half that classes chosen at random. Got The original materials in standard fonts such as times new Roman the other half got the same documents reformatted into one of three challenging fonts. The dense text of hadn't sh- filer. The cursive flourishes of monotype Cordova or zesty bounce of Comic Sans Talent is these funds are. Let's be honest distracting and hard to read but the ugly fonts didn't hamper. The students at all students who'd been taught using them ended up scoring higher on their exams. We don't know exactly why but it seems that the strange chance prompted them to pay attention to slow down and to think about what they were reading. If such obstacles make Carr's focus and think harder they may end up not being obstacles at all but secret weapons now. There's a second reason that the oblique strategies may have helped David Bowie. They pushed pushed him to try something. Fresh Brian Eno described to me the tendency of highly skilled musicians to end up exploring a narrow territory. Because it's the only place they feel completely comfortable. You get more and more competent at dealing with that place and you'll cliches becoming increasingly really cliche. But when you're forced to start from somewhere new the cliches can be replaced with moments of magic. This effect is well understood. Far outside the realm of music computer scientists use algorithms to look for solutions to complex problems and those algorithms often for news the tactic of stepping back and adding some randomness partway through their search on sort of complex problems. Do I have in mind. There are plenty Planning efficient routes for fleet of parcel delivery trucks figuring out the best layout for a silicon chip. Such problems have so many possible solutions that it's impossible even for a computer to check the ball so computer scientists have developed algorithms that. Try to find a solution that may not be perfect. It's good enough. You'd be surprised. At how many of these algorithms at random shocks and remixes those shocks are there to prevent the algorithm getting stuck on a bad solution in the jargon that's called a local optimum but you're I simply call it a dead end the random shocks chalks offer a way of backing out of the dead end and trying something else. This might seem a long way from our everyday concerns. We know musical musical geniuses and we're not computer algorithms but the same logic is at play in the most humdrum circumstances such as our daily commute for example in my own long standing commute across the London Underground. I know exactly where on the platform I should stand when I get on the first tube train to ensure that after riding riding nine stops including a change of lines in the perfect position to be first on the escalator out of London Bridge Station thus the front of the line for coffee the monmouth coffeehouse near the tube exit find differences in where I stand on a train platform on one side of the city determine how quickly I get my coffee Faye half an hour later on the other side gas. I promised myself never become. That person happened anyway. However you commute you you likely have your own little shortcuts and time saving habits assuming that is those habits really do save you time because according into the logic I've been outlining if you commute being forced to change your plans they actually help you in the long run? It's the obstacle in your path. Offer that forces you to find a better path but in what circumstances might the London Underground possibly be disrupted. I hear you ask well. In February. Twenty fourteen to trade. Unions representing workers on the subway launched a forty eight hour strike which closed well over the half. The stations on the system. The first day of the strike was wet as well as being cold and dark which will have discouraged people from simply walking or getting on a bike. The trains and buses that day were rammed full of grumpy commuters trying to figure out how to get around disruption after the strike. The economists Ferdinand rouch. Sean Larkham and Tim Williams looked at data from London's electronic fare card system. Those fare cards work on the subway the buses else is and the overground trains to row and his colleagues identified. People had to change from their regular route during the strike. Most change back again when the strike was over of course many did not. They realized that there had been getting their own commute wrong. All their lives and all it took took to prompt them into finding a better way with two days of disruption.

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"sean larkham" Discussed on Cautionary Tales

Cautionary Tales

10:37 min | 9 months ago

"sean larkham" Discussed on Cautionary Tales

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That's two whole monks of unlimited access to thousands of classes. Free get started today by heading to skill share dot com tales to sign up. That's T. A. L. E. S. skill share dot com slash tarheels. You know that feeling of being a tourist in totally totally foreign land. How rich all the tiny details are how densely layered the memories? You can look back on a day and marvel at just how much humanitas pack in whereas a day of your normal routines can be hard to remember tool one of the things that Brian Eno is trying to achieve with his strange cards his that same sense of attention of being alert. The enemy of creative work is boredom. Actually and the friend is alertness. Now I think what makes you heard is to be faced with a situation that is beyond your control so you have to be watching it very carefully to see how it unfolds to be able to stay on top of it. That kind of alertness is exciting. There's nothing like an unfamiliar problem to make you start focusing if things feel out of your control maybe even a little dangerous that gets the adrenaline flowing. In the right circumstances the creative excuses to this attention grabbing affect applies whether we're talking about trying to play a strange instrument navigate a strange place or work together with a strange person. Amman it sounds dramatic it can work its magic to subliminal level. It can be something as subtle as whether the words were reading on a page look. Familiar ord consider a study by the psychologists Connor Diamond Yaman. Daniel Oppenheim Ma and Eric von. They teamed up with high school teachers getting them to reformat the teaching handouts they used half that classes chosen at random got got the original materials in standard fonts such as times new Roman the other half got the same documents reformatted into one of three challenging encompass. The text of Hadden's filer. The cursive flourishes of monotype Cordova or zesty bounce of Comic Sans at Taleh sized raised. These funds are let's be honest distracting and hard to read but the ugly fonts didn't hamper. The students at all students who'd been taught using them ended up scoring higher on their exams. We don't know exactly why but it seems that the strange fonts prompted them to pay attention to slow slow down and to think about what they were reading. If such obstacles make us focus and think harder they may end up not being obstacles tool ooh but secret weapons. There's is a second reason that the oblique strategies may have helped David Bowie. They pushed him to try something. Fresh Brian Eno described to me the tendency Z.. Of highly skilled musicians to end up exploring a narrow territory. Because it's the only place they feel completely comfortable. You get more and more competent at dealing with that place and you'll cliches becoming increasingly cliche. But when you're forced to start from somewhere new the cliches can be replaced with moments of magic. This effect is well understood. Far outside the realm of music computer scientists use algorithms to look for solutions to complex problems and those algorithms often use the tactic of stepping back and adding some randomness partway through search on sort of complex problems. Do I have in mind plenty. Planning efficient routes for fleet of parcel delivery trucks figuring hang out the best layout for a silicon chip. Such problems have so many possible solutions that it's impossible even for a computer to check the ball so computer futa scientists have developed algorithms that try to find a solution that may not be. Perfect is good enough. You'd be surprised. At how many of these algorithms at random shocks and remixes those shocks there to prevent the algorithm getting stuck on a bad solution in the jargon that's called a local optimum but you're I would simply call it a dead end. The random shocks offer a way of backing out of the dead end and trying something else. This might seem a long way from our everyday concerns we musical geniuses. We're not computer algorithms but the same logic is is it play in the most humdrum circumstances such as our daily commute for example in my own longstanding commute across the London Underground. I know exactly where on the platform I should stand when I get on the first tube train to ensure that after riding nine stops including a change of lines in the perfect position to be first on the escalator out of London Bridge Station and thus the front of the line for coffee the monmouth coffeehouse near the tube exit find differences in where I stand on a train platform on one side of the city. Determine how quickly I get my coffee half an hour later on the other side gas. I promised myself ought never become. That person happened anyway. And however you commute you likely have your own little shortcuts and time saving habits. Assuming wingnut is those habits really do save you time because according to the logic. I've been outlining if you commute being forced to change your plans minds they actually help you in the long run. It's the obstacle in your path that forces you to find a better But in what circumstances might the London Underground possibly be disrupted. I hear you ask well. In February. Twenty fourteen to trade unions representing in work on the subway launched a forty eight hour strike which closed well over half the stations on the system. The first day of the strike was wet as well as being cold and dark which will have discouraged people from simply walking or getting on a bike. The trains and buses that day were rammed full of grumpy commuters. Trying to figure out how to get around but disruption after the strike. The economists Ferdinand Roche. Sean Larkham and Tim Williams looked at data Ktar from London's electronic fare card system. Those fare cards work on the subway the buses and the overground trains to row and his colleagues identified people. Well had to change from their regular route during the strike most changed back again when the strike was over. Of course many did not. They realized there's been getting their own commute wrong. All land lives and all it took to prompt them into finding about away with two days of disruption so there are two reasons why obstacle might actually help us solve a problem. I the ugly font effect affect the strange unfamiliar region threatening situation grabs your attention and holds it. Not Checking your phone. You don't daydreaming. You can't can't afford to miss a second. And then there's the tube strike affect the way random disruption forces. You try something. Totally new. Whether by forcing us is to pay attention or by putting us to try something different these obstacles can actually help us find better solutions to the problems we face but this is still still look cautionary tale. Because it's a story of danger. The danger is that we shunned these obstacles. Avoid difficulties flee from problems When in fact we might flourish from facing them head on Keith? Jarrett after all didn't celebrate the appearance of a bad piano on stage his largest ever concert rubbing his hands in glee at the opportunity to have his creativity supercharge. Try The challenge. Of course he didn't he walked away. They wouldn't when faced with the unplayable piano we resist..

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"sean larkham" Discussed on 1340 Big Talker

1340 Big Talker

01:57 min | 3 years ago

"sean larkham" Discussed on 1340 Big Talker

"Major's uh even after having a near career in the injury and switching to become a side pitcher i got bill miller number three and then i've got match hickey who uh you know another one of those st louis guys just killer power number four but yeah i think jake burger we will see in the beginning uh what he has to offer i i compared him to i don't know if scott stomach you think this sounds right but a former arkansas razorbacks jack cox those elite firstround pick great editor around four hundred interim college a little bit of our third baseman now the speed i hope it works out better for burger than it did for cox who ultimately uh what's the cardinals stood up marlins of just route two thousand twelve but i mean i i see him as being i've player and kind of bill why cox little bit is good uh yeah kind of a stock ether based a friend but other guys got on my list sean larkham who played the ten plus years in the majors primarily for the blue jays the brewers he was shortstop college ended up getting closer three big peachtree another underrated guy i didn't ask you to throws but know he was a two thousand twelve college baseball pitcher of the year chased or guy looks noah's ark snow fair grow uh once had a twenty home runs a seat me that's legal hacker actually had a thirty five home runs she's the lead to all college baseball sean kelly about mark bailey who actually saw down there this week it working with the astros and uh that up with him at all game there and he was actually the first bear to make the majors that happened back in eighty four he's a glendale yeah lot of good names there and and as we talked about last week uh your honorable mention lister our guys that all could possibly crack that list you know on somebody else's list as well so again you can find that all of those.

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